The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has warned that schools and colleges are being targeted by so called “CEO fraud” and that some have lost substantial sums of money as a result.
The BWB Charity & Social Enterprise team are delighted to present their Spring 2018 update.
In this week's Briefing: The Fundraising Regulator has made changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice to take account of new data protection laws. The Prime Minister has launched a wide-ranging review into post-18 education. The government has published its response to the Commission on Dormant Assets.
Bates Wells Braithwaite’s (BWB) Philip Trott has been featured in an article by Lexis Nexis which examines the reaction of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) to the UK Government’s approach towards immigration policy.
The BWB Compliance team has been recognised as “Best EIS/SEIS Legal or Regulatory Adviser” at the 2018 Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) Awards.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission is seeking feedback on how they can improve their regulatory advice and guidance to better support charities working internationally. The annual report of the Chief Schools Adjudicator has been published. An independent review of foster care in England has been published.
The Charity Commission has today issued new draft guidance on its expectations for charities that have a ‘long-term close relationship’ with connected non-charities.
The fourth annual Stephen Lloyd Awards are now open for entries, inviting applications from early-stage innovative projects focused on delivering real systemic social change in a sustainable manner. Entrants have an eight week application window which closes on Friday 6 April 2018.
The decision of the Supreme Court in R (on the application of Bancoult No 3) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (Respondent)  UKSC 3, published on 8 February 2018, provides an overview of when the court will admit leaked intelligence material as evidence.
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) have contributed an article for Lexology Navigator which focuses on the latest developments in UK immigration law.
BWB has written an article for the 2018 Charity Finance Yearbook focusing on the Law Commission’s proposed changes to the law governing charity property transactions.
In this week's Briefing: The Commission has now published the application form for a waiver of automatic disqualification as a trustee or senior manager of a charity. Further information is in the press release. The Charity Commission has published "Tackling Abuse and Mismanagement 2016-17", its annual report of its compliance casework Shelter has launched a commission into the future of social housing.
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